During fall migration here on Monhegan Island, Maine: a butterfly and a memorial.
We can save the world. Or at least change it for the better. So let’s honor North Branch Nature Center, which helps save the world and enrich our lives every single day. Join us for one of the year’s great eco-events — a grand, green gala — when we celebrate NBNC’s 20th Anniversary on September 17 starting at 6PM here in Montpelier
Tune in at noon today (Tuesday) for insects, and meet me and Ruth Wednesday for wildlife above the Arctic Circle.
When you kill a rare sunflower here in Vermont, you may also be killing a rare butterfly.
When a male dragonfly changes color — going from yellow to red — it's a scene in a racy drama worthy of Shakespeare or a soap opera. It turns out that sometimes a male might get along better in life by impersonating a female.
Elegance now flies and blooms in shades of white. During my meanderings so far this month, I've found pale beauty where plants and insects converge.
National Moth Week (I'm sure you all celebrated) ended Sunday. My celebration included three dozen moth species, a mere fraction of what came visiting my home here in Montpelier, Vermont, presented in full-frontal display here on my web site.
A state endangered butterfly. A globally vulnerable beetle. And a few common insects, including a lovely moth that resembles a pile of bird crap. So goes the week in flight.